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UC Irvine Planning Certificate Course for In-house Counsel

UC Irvine Planning Certificate Course for In-house Counsel The University of California, Irvine School of Law is planning to start  a Center for Corporate Law from next summer to offer training for in-house counsel, and students who aspire to become in-house attorneys after graduation. While, such programs in…>read more

No Comment October 2, 2012

University of Washington Law School Has Former Bank Robber as Law Student

University of Washington Law School Has Former Bank Robber as Law Student One of the most interesting students at the University of Washington law school is that of Shon Hopwood. Hopwood is a former bank robber who served 10 years in prison for his crimes, according to the Seattle Times. “People that…>read more

No Comment October 1, 2012

Former Southern Illinois University Law Librarian Survives Motion to Dismiss

Former Southern Illinois University Law Librarian Survives Motion to Dismiss Donald Jason Raymond, a former law librarian at Southern Illinois University, filed a lawsuit in 2011 against Southern Illinois University after being terminated in 2009.  His lawsuit survived a motion to dismiss, according to The National Law Journal. In a…>read more

No Comment September 27, 2012

Florida A&M Law School Lags Behind in Certain Areas

Florida A&M Law School Lags Behind in Certain Areas The American Bar Association released a report that says the law school for Florida A&M University in Orlando falls short in the quality of academics it offers. According to the report, close to 30 percent of students who enter the…>read more

No Comment September 26, 2012

Kevin Washburn to Head Bureau of Indian Affairs

Kevin Washburn to Head Bureau of Indian Affairs The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kevin Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washburn is the current dean of the University of New Mexico Law School. The Bureau of Indian Affairs…>read more

No Comment September 25, 2012

Justice Thomas Speaks Out Against Law School Rankings

Justice Thomas Speaks Out Against Law School Rankings On Friday, while speaking at the University of Florida law school, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas came down heavily on U.S. News law school rankings and the pseudo-classes created by it. Criticizing the rankings he said, “Suddenly we’ve created this…>read more

No Comment September 25, 2012

Dean of University of Pennsylvania Law School Helping School Flourish

Dean of University of Pennsylvania Law School Helping School Flourish Michael Fitts, the dean for the University of Pennsylvania law school, considered Gregory Peck’s character of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird a role model. “He was my model,” Fitts says of Gregory Peck. “He could stand up in…>read more

No Comment September 24, 2012

Study from Nerd Wallet Finds Law School Still Worth Attending

Study from Nerd Wallet Finds Law School Still Worth Attending A new study, performed by NerdWallet, analyzed the top 50 law schools in the United States and also used data from the American Bar Association and the schools’ salary reports. The study from NerdWallet shows that private sector salaries still…>read more

No Comment September 21, 2012

Former Dean of University of Mississippi School of Law Dies

Former Dean of University of Mississippi School of Law Dies On Friday, Joshua Morse III, the former dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law, passed away at home at the age of 89. He was living in Tallahassee, Florida at the time of his death. Morse was responsible…>read more

No Comment September 20, 2012

New York Law School Announces Pro Bono Initiative

New York Law School Announces Pro Bono Initiative The dean of New York Law School, Anthony W. Crowell, said in a press release that the school has started a Pro Bono initiative that complies with requirements from the New York Court of Appeals. The program will help students…>read more

No Comment September 20, 2012

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